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    November 2, 2012
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>> a big plus, but a major minus, in today's latest unemployment report. it's the final one before the presidential election. where the economy is the dominant issue. good afternoon. i'm steve sanders. and i'm dina bair. we welcome our viewers who are watching us around the country on w-g-n america and on the web. the labor department announced this morning.
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a big plus, but also a major minus, in the latest unemployment report released this morning. at the positive end: 171-thousand people landed jobs last month. but, the down side: the unemployment rate rose to 7- point-9 percent. the increase is a sign more and more people are trying to find work. pointed out unemployment is higher now than when president obama took office. he argued that he has a plan to make real changes to fix the job market. early voting ends tomorrow. in chicago. there is one early voting site per ward, plus the
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chicago election boardice she pleaded with a man for help, but claims he refused. a reporter tracked down that man, who will only go by the name "alan." he shared his side of the story. two year old brendan and four year old connor were found a few blocks away from that home. and the frustration continues to grow. in the aftermath of sandy. across 15 states and the district of columbia, 3-point-3 million customers remain without power. staten island was one of the hardest hit areas. at one point, a woman screamed at reporters that in the last 48 hours, all she had eaten was a slice of pizza. she told senatore chuck schumer "we are going to die. help arrived last night- when ten red cross trucks showed up with food, water and medicine. the super storm also dumped
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three feet of snow in west virginia and maryland. the national weather service says a nor-easter is predicted from the mid-atlantic states to new england. neighbors of the two children brutally murdered in naperville are coming together to mourn their deaths. at the same time police officers on the scene may need counseling to deal with what they saw. judy wang is live in naperville with details. judy? >> walked into a scene unimaginable horror. they saw blood in the hallway. in
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addition to what the officer saw some of them have a connection to the girl that was killed. the five world got lost on her first day of school. she ended up having lunch with the officer is the founder. she had been stabbed 50 times. hours before the killing. when
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she told a priest might be considered privileged. nobody at the church will speak with us this morning. >> cannot understand that. i never will. i did not understand how that happens. an administrator at a northwest side high school has been
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removed from having any contact with students. after it was learned he had a history of sexual abuse. jerry mash was convicted of abusing a student in toledo, ohio in 1976. mash joined chicago public schools 22 years ago is now dean of attendance at foreman high school. students and foreman's principal say they had no idea about mash's past. >>c-p-s officials say mash cleared background checks in 1990 because state agencies didn't share information.
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mash remains on the c-p-s payroll while the district investigates his case. team will gather information and provide a written report. serves more than 400,000 students and 681 schools. coming up next. a driver going the wrong way ends up crashing into another car on lake shore drive. that was me... the day i learned i had to start insulin for my type 2 diabetes. me... thinking my only option was the vial and syringe dad used. and me... discovering once-daily levemir® flexpen®. flexpen® is prefilled. doesn't need refrigeration for up to 42 days. no drawing from a vial. dial the exact dose. inject by pushing a button. flexpen® is insulin delivery... my way. levemir® (insulin detemir [rdna origin] injection)
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is a long-acting insulin used to control high blood sugar in adults and children with diabetes and is not recommended to treat diabetic ketoacidosis. do not use levemir® if you are allergic to any of its ingredients. the most common side effect is low blood sugar which may cause symptoms such as sweating, shakiness, confusion and headache. severe low blood sugar can be serious and life threatening. ask your healthcare provider about alcohol use, operating machinery, or driving. other possible side effects include injection site reactions. tell your healthcare provider about all medicines you take and all of your medical conditions. get medical help right away if you experience serious allergic reactions, such as body rash trouble with breathing, fast heartbeat, or sweating. with flexpen®... say good night to vial and syringe. ask your doctor about levemir® flexpen®. covered by 90% of insurance plans including medicare. find your co-pay at myflexpen.com.
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people have doubts about taking aspirin for pain. but they haven't experienced extra strength bayer advanced aspirin. in fact, in a recent survey, 95% of people who tried it agreed that it relieved their headache fast.
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visit fastreliefchallenge.com today for a special trial offer. >> and impressive show of support for lance tyson. the unity party candidate. devastating review for indebted democrat derek smith. >> we need to have better individuals to represent us in springfield.
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>> delivering a blow to derek smith. >> it was to save the season someone else could run. ms. rice
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has drawn national attention because smith won the democratic primary. early polls show smith with an overwhelming lead. >>a driver going the wrong way ends up crashing into another car on lake shore drive. it happened around four this morning near 55th street. police say a 28-year-old woman was driving southbound in the northbound lanes when she crashed into another car. a man driving the car that was
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hit was taken to the hospital in good condition. the woman was also taken into custody. no other injures were reported. the chicago police department, already under fire in the courts for tolerating a code of silence, now faces a lawsuit from two of its own. undercover officers shannon spalding and daniel echeverria claim they were harassed and driven from their jobs after doing their duty of uncovering cops who committed crimes. their lawsuit filed yesterday says the retaliation came from fellow cops as well as the leaders of the department. one of the defendants named in the lawsuit, is the same deputy superintendent who was recently called to testify in the notorious bartender beating case of former officer anthony abbate. the officers are seeking more than a half-million dollars in damages. as for the abbate case. a federal jury heard about in- fighting between chicago police and the state's attorney's office on how to handle the off-duty officer's video-taped beating of a female bartender.
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a police commander testified that it was prosecutors who wanted abbate charged with a misdemeanor. but state's attorneys have testified there were no early discussions about what type of charges to file. the lawsuit by bartender karolina obrycka accuses the police department of trying to keep quiet about the crime to protect abbate. there's been another arrest in the celebrity sex abuse scandal gripping england. it started with a report that famed t-v personality jimmy savile allegedly molested hundreds of children over several decades. savile died last year at the age of 84. now comes word that entertainer freddie star has been arrested in connection with the investigation. on sunday. 1970s pop star gary glitter was arrested on suspicion of sexual offenses. investigators also want to know how the alleged abuse went undetected by the b-b-c for so many years.
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some british fans are turning on lance armstrong. residents of one town plan next week to set a giant image of the cyclist on fire. an annual ritual there focuses on popular figures they love to hate. this year, armstrong is making the list. but other fans are criticizing the edenbridge bonfire society. they applaud armstrong's work. raising hundeds of millions of dollars for cancer charities. armstrong was stripped of his seven tour de france titles due to a doping scandal. next as clean up continues in lower mahattan. thousands of runners prepare for this sunday's new york marathon. and later in lunchbreak we're cooking from the new book by several chicago foodies, who
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always long. if the state is also weighingwaving taxes. the government reminding the public that in times like these of fraud stirs our route. hotels in new york city not affected by the power outages. city residents looking for hot shower and a warm meal. there's a new wave of hotel dollars pouring into the city.
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stocks are slightly lower today. still to come expert tips for saving money at the gas pump. and just ahead. a new report about how you can avoid a cold and flu this fall and winter. live music this midday from milo greene. he's on stage tonighat at lincoln hall! @p@p8a
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the brakes can cost you so much fuel economy. you want to drive like you have a baby in the car. you want to be very small with like you have an egg between your foot and the pedal. i go everywhere at the very quickly. on the freeway at like to go 80. this is the worst time for fuel economy. for every five m.p.h. you go over 60 it could cost as much as 30¢ extra per gallon.
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the worst fuel economy is when the engine is running and you are going nowhere. for more tips, check out jean's website at jean knows cars dot com. country music crowned a new king and queen last night. real life married couple blake shelton and miranda lambert took home all of the major awards at the cma's. they shared a very emotional win. on a song they wrote together. as a tribute to shelton's late brother. blake shelton took home the biggest award of the night- entertainer of the year. he also won male vocalist of the year. lambert won female vocalist of the year. the couple has been married for about 18-months.
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>> is a month where there is virtual certainty that you're going to get some snow. only two of the 128 years that we have some noted only two years have
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not had any snow at all. here's where there is snow on the ground right now. it reflects energy back from the sun. you cool off over that. look at this gradient right here. warm weather down south. really chilly of the arthurup north. you can see the children evidence right there. we're kind of straddling that the laundry between cool and warm air. there has been a double digit temperatures drop up to the north. it is only 44
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of the hour. 42 have a cannery. a big warmup that will last only a couple of days. the following weekend could be almost springlike. 29 are dew point. this is the next weather system crossing the plains states. we
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are not having any trouble today. there will be little increasing clouds. this one little rather systemweather system. a second wave comes southeastward. here is the jet stream pattern. to have some look like the fact rainshowers expected to go into parts of northern indiana. you see the little patches of rain by noon tomorrow. here we track the system across the upper midwest. flurries might come as
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far south as wisconsin. here's our late enhanced sprinkel. here's where the snow will accumulate. on this next system it is a nor'easter. powerful low pressure that forms off the coast. it is not another sandy. all of the models are on to this. we had some model disparity ahead of sandy. sandy had a 27.8 for of pressure. here's the energy as it stands right now. the energy will jump the mountains. this dive since top word and reforms down here on the georgia coast. from there
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it is supposed to spin upwards. since by next wednesday. this model is run by the european . this is next tuesday. watch how this system spins off. look at the wind flowing in towards the coastline. this thing goes north words. this is not what you want to see. there is a quick look at the temperatures today. we are on the cool said. there will actually be '80s on the south side of the storm. clouds at times off lake michigan. clouds will come into our skies. should be a nice
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afternoon. northwest winds will hear more to the north. tonight it becomes cloudy. one thing about this weekend, there will not be much wind. mostly cloudy and cool. a couple of sprinkles. on sunday extensive cloudiness. and maybe a sprinkle or brief shower. >> the hot chocolate races this weekend. let us know how that goes. we will be back later with
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the 7 day. time for today's trivia. who was the first president to take the nation into a declared war? a. james madison b. abraham lincoln c. woodrow wilson the answer still to come this midday!
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>>time for sports. the bears go for a sixth win in a row for the first time in six years, when they travel to tennessee on sunday. brian urlacher and julius peppers both took their normal thursday practice off, while lance briggs was limited with a sore toe. they'll all start sunday, while receiver alshon jeffery is still out with a broken hand. the bears may have one of the best defenses in the league, but they are still wary of running back chris johnson. he recently rushed for 195 yards at buffalo and 141 against houston. any time he gets some delay, he is a threat to score a touchdown. his point to be tough to get him.it is going to be tough to get him. rick hahn's first trade as white sox' general manager hit close to home for the former g-m. the son of kenny williams was traded to colorado for the son of former rockies manager, jim tracy. first baseman, mark tracy. the white sox picked ken williams junior in the sixth round of the 2008 draft. he hit two- fifty with thirty r- b-i in double- a last season.
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ryan dempster could return to the cubs. he's a free agent now, and g-m jed hoyer had preliminary talks with dempster's agent. the cubs are looking to bring in a veteran pitcher who would sign a short- term deal, but dempster could be too high- priced. hoyer says the team still has a good relationship with dempster, despite the failed trade to atlanta last season. that's a look at sports. your live illinois lottery drawing is next. winning pick 3 numbers. >>1,4,0
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cold and flu season. a few days to keep yourself from getting a cold or the flu get a flu shot and stay a full 10 ft. away from anybody who starappears to be sick. the latest research suggests that vitamin c supplements offer no help for the cold or flu. >> it is refreshing to not see pumpkin or squash. this is great for holiday entertaining. we're doing a crab and shrimp appetizer. that was me...
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the day i learned i had to start insulin for my type 2 diabetes. me... thinking my only option was the vial and syringe dad used. and me... discovering once-daily levemir® flexpen®. flexpen® is prefilled. doesn't need refrigeration for up to 42 days. no drawing from a vial. dial the exact dose. inject by pushing a button.
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flexpen® is insulin delivery... my way. levemir® (insulin detemir [rdna origin] injection) is a long-acting insulin used to control high blood sugar in adults and children with diabetes and is not recommended to treat diabetic ketoacidosis. do not use levemir® if you are allergic to any of its ingredients. the most common side effect is low blood sugar which may cause symptoms such as sweating, shakiness, confusion and headache. severe low blood sugar can be serious and life threatening. ask your healthcare provider about alcohol use, operating machinery, or driving. other possible side effects include injection site reactions. tell your healthcare provider about all medicines you take and all of your medical conditions. get medical help right away if you experience serious allergic reactions, such as body rash trouble with breathing, fast heartbeat, or sweating. with flexpen®... say good night to vial and syringe. ask your doctor about levemir® flexpen®. covered by 90% of insurance plans including medicare. find your co-pay at myflexpen.com.
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in today's lunchbreak the perfect crab and shrimp appetizer paula guiliano and paul ropski are two of the authors of "life beyond takeout". thanks for coming in. >> i love the idea. it does not have to be difficult but you do not always have to get takeout. >> we are excited about this. have a passion for cooking. i love it. i paired up with six other people. we all have the same passion. we have family recipes that have been handed down through generations. we have original recipe and the book. >> as we take out of us.
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>>look how quick and easy that was. take a sharp knife because these are flaky and soft.
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>> a 4 oz can of crab. 4 ounces of philadelphia whipped cream cheese. then we do just one quarter of a cup of ketchup. >>the ketchup cuts the tart of the cocktail sauce. the cocktail sauce gives it a bit of a ick kick. you want to do this lightly so you are not smashing the shrimp. this is all you do.
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ifthey set up. >>it becomes an ice cream cone of shrimp. >> you fill each one. let them chill for 15 minutes or so. take powdered sugar. >> do not put it o actn the shrimp side. it is to decora te. >>you have a beautiful presen tation. ifi have a apastapasta dough
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that you can make. >>those happened to be stuffed with asparagus. >>wonderful recipes in there. >>paula and paul, thanks so much for joining us.
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time now for the answer to today's trivia question. we asked: who was the first president to take the nation into a declared war? a. james madison b. abraham lincoln c. woodrow wilson the answer: a. james madison declared the war of 1812 which at the time was called the "second war of independence". >> another storm system common to the northeast. >> we're going into the upper 40's the low 50s today. tonight we drop down to the 40's because cloud cover blankets the area.
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with that the warmth down south. temperatures tomorrow back down to the 30's. temperature readings on sunday gun up to the upper '40's again. this is a month of allied weather swings. look what happens next week. a deep trough developed out west. unusually warm weather next weekend. the cold comes right in behind it. here's our forecast.
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